Agustín Tapia: the birth of a star Agustín Tapia confirmed himself in the first tournament of 2018 02/04/2018 En Español Belasteguín and Coello win Madrid Master after dominant display in final Josemaría and Sánchez overcome final debutants Iglesias and Osoro to win Madrid Master Coello and Belasteguín final-bound, outlast Chingotto and Tello in Madrid Master Osoro and Iglesias beat twins in Madrid Master to make first-ever final! Ruiz and González make second final of the season in Madrid Master Josemaría and Sánchez survive three-set grudge match in Madrid Master semi-final Coello and Belasteguín hand number ones shock defeat in Madrid Master quarter-finals! Josemaría and Sánchez firm, other top four seeds all out in Madrid Master quarter-finals! Top seeds smash their way through in Madrid Master round of 16 Another Madrid Master upset: Salazar and Triay eliminated in round of 16! Madrid Master shock: Tapia and Gutiérrez OUT in round of 32! Lima and Stupa take off in amazing Madrid Master round of 32 showing It happened at the Estrella Damm Catalunya Master. During the first event of 2018, the padel world witnessed the birth of a star. In Argentina they knew all about him and not many got the chance to see him play at the 2017 Buenos Aires Padel Master, where he received a wild card. This season, Marcello Jardim sealed a deal to play with him and the Brazilian's points were enough to allow Agustín Tapia to play in the main draw. He left his home in Catamarca (1200km away from Buenos Aires) at the age of 16. If he wanted a future in padel, he hade to make that decision sooner rather than later, and he said goodbye to his parents with a racket in his hand. At 18, he's already amongst the best players in the world.